Spanish Settlement Worker P/T

Collingwood Neighbourhood House

Company :  Collingwood Neighbourhood House
Location :  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Job Type :  Full-time
Job Status :  Permanent

Job Summary

The Settlement Worker will provide an overview of Canadian systems and culture including: information and referrals, needs assessments action plan, individual and group sessions, life skills courses, and employment services, maintain clients’ database, records and other electronic systems, and required administration duties. The Settlement Worker will promote intercultural relationships among participants. To support the settlement process of immigrants: Temporary Workers with clear pathway to PR, Post-Secondary International students, Provincial Nominees awaiting PR, Refugee Claimants, and Citizens. She/he will connect participants with community connections/development team and other relevant services internally and externally.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Second Language necessary – Spanish
  • Current knowledge of legislation and policies affecting temporary foreign workers and immigrants
  • Knowledge of community resources and services
  • Interview, assessment, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience in creating and maintaining clients’ records
  • Understand organizational and privacy policies around record keeping
  • Understand and be sensitive to issues affecting immigrants and temporary foreign workers
  • Demonstrated cross-cultural communication skills and ability to work with volunteers
  • Commitment to anti-racism and ethno-cultural equity principles
  • Ability to work effectively in an intercultural team
  • Must be Computer literate
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English
  • Attitudes and values in keeping with the goals and philosophies of Collingwood Neighbourhood House and Inter-Cultural process.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Demonstrated Training in Settlement Work and clear understanding of the Settlement Occupational Competencies
  • Post-secondary education in social work or related field
  • 3-5 years of experience working in the settlement field

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary: $19.63 /hour

Required language:

  • Spanish
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